Involving patients in treatment decisions - a delicate balancing act for Swedish dentists.


BACKGROUND This study focuses on patients' participation in treatment decisions related to the delivery of oral health care in the social welfare state of Sweden. In 1985, the National Dental Service Act gave dental patients the right to take an active role in decisions regarding their treatment and, in doing so, strengthened them as consumers. Little is… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00778.x